Dr. No & From Russia With Love, or Bond Begins

Recently, I embarked on a stupid yet manly(?) quest… I am going to (re)watch EVERY James Bond film, in order… because… you know… its important. Will post my results as daily as possible with #bondjustbecause. I had originally been doing so on Facebook, but then I remembered… Hey I am a movie blogger… I should post... Read more »

Best Female Villains in Film

Reviewed This Episode: Star Trek Beyond (I for an I) Interested or Ignore: Suicide Squad Trivia: Suicide Squad Cast Trivia CinemaWAR: Is King Kong still relevant or has the great ape jumped the shark?  With a lot of eyes on the upcoming performance of the fan-favorite character Harley Quinn by Margot Robbie, now is a perfect time... Read more »

We Didn't Forget - Movies About Amnesia

Reviewed This Episode: Swiss Army Man (I for an I) Interested or Ignore: Jason Bourne CinemaWAR: Which psychology movie is better Analyze This or What About Bob? Trivia: Matt Damon movie trivia I had something great to write… but I forgot. I joke, but amnesia is not laughing matter. It is however a convenient and... Read more »

Why You should Go To The Chicago Podcast Festival + An Interview with it's Creator Tyler Greene

Next weekend (Nov. 17 – 19) will mark the first time The Chicago Podcast Festival is held. Full disclosure: CinemaJaw will be there on Friday, Nov 18th at the legendary Steppenwolf Theater! We hope to see our loyal Jawheads in attendance as we celebrate our 300th episode LIVE! Click the poster below to get yourselves... Read more »

Child Hero Movies - with Alex Goldman of Reply All

Reviewed This Episode: Finding Dory (I for an I) Interested or Ignore: The BFG CinemaWAR: Which is the better movie about the internet: War Games or The Social Network? Trivia: Steven Spielberg Movie Trivia Children are only plot devices in many films. Rarely do kids get treated as fully formed characters in their own right,... Read more »

Trevor Albert & Jack Newell Talk Spin-off Movies

Reviewed This Episode: The Conjuring 2 (I for an I) Interested or Ignore: Finding Dory CinemaWAR: Are the Rogue One reports puff pieces or cause for concern Trivia: Fish Movie Trivia There were no film schools devoted to the form of comedy… until now. Trevor Albert & Jack Newell are two key members of the development... Read more »

Best Dual Roles with guest: Monkeys Fighting Robots

Reviewed This Episode: The Lobster, X-Men: Apocalypse, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (I for an I) Interested or Ignore: Now You See Me 2: The Second Act CinemaWAR: Which are better film subjects Monkeys or Robots? Trivia: Jake Gyllenhaal / Mark Ruffalo Movie Trivia Some talents are so bright that they cannot... Read more »

What are the Best Tearjerker Movies? Guest: Ryan Oestreich from Music Box Theater

Reviewed This Episode: Angry Birds, Hunt for the Wilderpeople (I for an I) Interested or Ignore: Me Before You CinemaWAR: Is Helena Bonham Carter relevant outside of her work with Burton? Trivia: Pop Star Movie Trivia One of the many reasons we go to the movies is to feel something different. Sometimes the most memorable films... Read more »

Best 70's Movies - with guest Jensen Karp

  Reviewed This Episode: The Nice Guys, Wiener (I for an I) Interested or Ignore: Alice Through the Looking Glass CinemaWAR: Which is the better Hip Hop Film – Straight Outta Compton or 8 Mile? Trivia: Ryan Gosling / Russell Crowe Movie Trivia Polymath Jensen Karp has a bizarre resume. Art dealer, producer, podcaster, former rapper and now add author... Read more »


Reviewed This Episode: The Invitation (I for an I) Interested or Ignore: Money Monster CinemaWAR: Is Julia Roberts Overrated? Trivia: Money Movie Trivia The film industry has for decades been known as a “man’s game”. We are happy to report that that is changing. Last year was a banner year for female leads, and not too long... Read more »